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Old 09-04-2012, 19:48   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Guys:

I'm in need of a new tranny for my 2000 Ranger with 3L engine. There's a guy around town who has a transmission from a 2000 4L Ranger (Mazda B4000) Automatic Transmission.


He wants $400 cash for it.


How hard is it to put in my 3L, will it even work? Do I need to change anything for it to work?

This is going to cost me substantially less then having mine rebuilt...
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:52   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Transmission Question

The 4.0 used a 4R55E and the 3.0 used the 4R44E. If I'm not mistaken, the 55E is a heavier version of the 44E. You m have to do a bell housing swap.ight
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:42   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Transmission Question

Check this information. Ford Ranger Automatic Transmission Identification
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Old 09-05-2012, 13:33   #4 (permalink)
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Bert, Thanks. But I had already read over that. 1 shop I've spoken to said, yeah we would just have to change the bell housing. Another said no, that it would require lots of tuning and electrical work.

So.... Im not sure what to do.
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They are computer controlled so that could cause improper shifting.
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They are computer controlled so that could cause improper shifting.
Ok, so I could be mistaken.
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